Xiaomi Mi Play with waterdrop notch, Helio P35 announced in China

Powering the Xiaomi Mi Play is a MediaTek Helio P35 chipset along with 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage.


Xiaomi is closing 2018 with yet another smartphone launch and it called the Mi Play. The phone has been launched in China for a price of CNY 1,099 (approx. Rs. 11,100) for the 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variant of the phone.

Xiaomi Mi Play with waterdrop notch, Helio P35 announced in China

Xiaomi Mi Play.

In terms of the colour options the user has the choice of Black, Dream Blue, and Twilight Gold along with a gradient finish option as well. There has been no word as of yet for the launch of the device in Indian markets.

Starting with the specs, we get a 5.84-inch full-HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and drop-notch on the top, which makes this first Xiaomi phone to sport that notch implementation.

Powering the phone is a MediaTek Helio P35 chipset along with the only configuration the phone comes in which is 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. In the camera department, the phone has a 12 MP primary sensor and secondary 2 MP depth sensor as well. On the front, there is an 8 MP selfie snapper which only has fixed focus.

Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. The entire setup is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery which comes with fast charging capabilities.